What to Expect
Just like the X’s and 0’s, transformational leadership can be learned. Interact with coaching and psychology experts from across the country to learn the foundation skills needed to be a meaningful influence to those you lead.
Transformational growth does not happen behind a screen or book. Our interactive sessions will challenge you to take content and put it into practice so that you are ready when the lights come on.
Influential leaders know they have to seek out the guidance of peers and mentors to succeed. At The Academy, you’ll build a network full of both.
Spring Nashville Dates
Saturday, April 4th (8:30am-2pm)
Wednesday, April 8th (6pm-8:30pm)
Wednesday, April 15th (6pm-8:30pm)
Wednesday, April 22nd (6pm-8:30pm)
Saturday, April 25th (8:30am-2pm)
Spring Murfreesboro Dates
Saturday, April 4th (8:30am-2pm)
Tuesday, April 7th (6pm-8:30pm)
Tuesday, April 14th (6pm-8:30pm)
Tuesday, April 21st (6pm-8:30pm)
Saturday, April 25th (8:30am-2pm)
Kaci competed in a wide variety of sports, but ultimately accepted a scholarship and played Division I softball at Belmont University. After an injury took her out of the running for the 2000 Olympics, Kaci became attuned with the unique needs of high performing athletes and how mental health and optimal performance go hand in hand. With a desire to merge her talents, Kaci returned to graduate school and completed a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She presents nationally on the unique mental health issues elite athletes, entertainers and their families face, sees individuals, couples and families in counseling, and has taught Sport & Performance Psychology Adolescent Psychology, Counseling and Play Therapy at the University level.
Dave played college football at UCLA from 1999-2003 where he earned several honors including Consensus All American and Pac 10 Defensive Player of the Year. He went on to play 9 years in the NFL for four different teams including the Tennessee Titans. After football ended, Dave earned his MBA from George Washington University, launched a sports analytics company, volunteer coached, and a became a charter board member for the Nashville Coaching Coalition. Dave has recently completed a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and is now seeing clients out of his Brentwood office.
Rob is a Professional Counseling Graduate Student, working as a Graduate Intern at Sage Hill Counseling. He was a Mississippi 5A High School Baseball State Champion and All-star MVP and was a Division 1 college baseball recruit. He spent 13 years in the music industry as a published songwriter and touring musician. He is an outdoor enthusiast who spends much his time on the lake, in the woods, and under the sky. He has a passion for men to live fully, love deeply, and lead well. Finally, he is a self-proclaimed “sports nut” saying, “Baseball is my first love. Golf is my second. My favorite team is your favorite team. Let’s watch together.”
Randy Hearon played college basketball at East Mississippi Junior College and Millsaps College. He has coached from Little League to High School – Baseball, Basketball, Football and Volleyball. He is a Board Member for Nashville Coaching Coalition and has been the Character/Spiritual Coordinator for a local high school program for the last 8 years. He has been married to his wife Marion for 38 years; they have three married children and five grandchildren. Randy started Valley Packaging along with partners in 1984, which sold to Green Bay Packaging in 1998. He is currently the Vice President Sales for Valley Packaging, a Green Bay Packaging Company.
Megan played college golf at the University of Kentucky and then was the Assistant Golf Coach at Trevecca University for 3 years. Megan is a National Certified Counselor who holds master degrees in Kinesiology and Health Promotion as well as Clinical and Mental Health Counseling. She works with individual clients, many of who are athletes, as well coaches and teams all over the country.
Kate played soccer at the University of Kentucky and gratuated with a Bachelors in Business Management. Since college, she has mentored students at Wake Forest University and served as Assitant Soccer Coach at Trevecca Nazarene University. She also spent a year in eleven different third world countries working with victims of trauma. She was led to work at Sage Hill through her own personal story of recovery after interning for a year and a half while she was getting her Masters in Counseling at Trevecca Nazarene University.
Todd attended Montgomery Bell University and then Furman University where he played linebacker for the Paladins. Since returning to Nashville, Todd has coached both at the elementary school and high school levels at St. Paul Christian Academy and Ensworth High School, respectively. Todd now works in commercial real estate where he is a Principal with Avison Young, Inc. Todd is a charter board member of the Nashville Coaching Coalition and a 2016 graduate of Sage Hill Training.
Dusty was born and raised in Murfreesboro, TN. He currently works for Marti Loftis State Farm in Brentwood. He is a licensed counselor and previously worked with The Center for Professional Excellence (CPE) a treatment center for substance abuse and behavioral impairments. Previously, he coached in Rutherford County at Blackman High School (2015-2018) and Oakland Middle School (2012-2014). He is married to Crystal and they have a daughter named Ramsey.
Which academy are you signing up for?
Aaron Spragg, Lipscomb Academy High School
Aaron Wallus, Northwest High School
Abigail Warren, Hendersonville Christian
Alvin Haney, Meigs Magnet School
Amber Spragg, Lipscomb Academy High School
Amy Furnish, Northwest Hight School
Andrew Shaw, Nashville Christian School
B.J. Oliver, Siegel High
Bernadette Johnson, John F. Kennedy Middle School
Brian Waite, East Nashville High School
Charles Sanford, Brentwood
Chris Bedell, Northwest High School
Chris Brian, Ensworth Middle School
Chris Grooms, Community High School
Chris Holleman, Harding Academy
Cody Rice, Belmont Universiy
Dick Klausner, Mottgomery Bell Academy
Doug Newman, Stratford High School
Ed Sanders, Moses Mckissack Middle School
Gary Pope, Ensworth Middle School
Greg Anderson, University School of Nashville
Ian Marshall, Antioch High School
Jenna Fisher, Grace Christian Academy
Josh Hall, Harding Academy
Joshua Lester, Brentwood Academy
Kasie Dean, West End Middle School
Kenya Scott, Northwest High School
Kenya Teague, John F. Kennedy Middle School
Kevin Harper, Davidson Academy
L. Michelle Toney, Davidson Academy
Landon Scott, Christ Presbyterian Academy
Lauren Cox, University School of Nashville
Lynn Dearling, Goodpasture Christian School
Matt Cox, Christ Presbyterian Academy
Matt Golenor, Montgomery Bell Academy
Matthew Juby, Antioch High School
Monique Ferrel, Oliver Middle Prep
Morgan Biddy, Ensworth Middle School
Murphy Fair, TN High School Football
Neil Furnish, Northwest High School
Nicole Smith, Grace Christian Academy
Randy Hearon, Nashville Coaching Coalition
Rhonda Brown, Brentwood Academy
Romie Reed, Belmont University
Ross Jordan, Brentwood Academy
Russell Malone, West Creek High School
Rusty Smith, Grace Christian Academy
Sarah Biddy, Ensworth Middle School
Seth Massey, Station Camp
Tim Schmid, Christ Presbyterian Academy
Will McMurray, Montgomery Bell Academy
Wylie Stemple, Harding Academy